Tax Stamps

Cigarettes that were being sold without the required Cook County tax stamp are organized before seizure by county revenue investigators. (Credit: CBS)

Tax Raids Find Millions Of Dollars In Cigarette Tax Cheating

Cook County investigators have been raiding stores across the county that have been breaking the law, and ripping off taxpayers of millions of dollars, by selling cigarettes without proper taxes.

CBS 2–12/12/2012

A woman lights up. (file/AFP Getty Images)

Cook County To Crack Down On Illegal Cigarette Sales

Cash-strapped Cook County is stepping up its pursuit of illegal cigarette sales.